Govt should consider security as a basic necessity, reduce the GST to 5% and make it affordable for small buyers and consumers
Anand Jain, Founder Director, eSSL dwells on the current security scenario in India, various technologies that are going to redefine security in future, and the steps government needs to take to give impetus to security solutions
India Trudges Along on the Smart City Mission
Only 5% of smart city projects have been finished in the last two and a half years. Such is the pace at which the Narendra Modi government’s tech-savvy smart city mission has been progressing. 90 cities have so far been identified to be developed as smart cities under the Smart City Mission by the government after three rounds of competition for deploying the various projects that constitute the smart cities mission. The government has pledged an investment of about Rs two lakh crores for developing smart cities out of these 90 cities.
H-Bot Robotics Unveils a Smart Police Robot in Hyderabad
Robocop is a smart police robot that has been manufactured by H-Bot Robotics, a Hyderabad based startup. The robot imitates the job of a police cop and can take complaints, detect bombs, identify suspects, interact with people, answer their queries, etc. While designing a humanoid, the manufacturer’s conceived the idea of a smart police robot with more enhanced facilities based on artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Security Personnel to be Equipped with Body Cameras at Airports
The end of next month should see CISF personnel across 59 key airports in India wearing miniature cameras fitted to their uniforms, as a quite measure to check growing incidents of security breaches. These cameras would allow them to keep an eye on all suspicious movements around them in airports and help to tighten vigil to prevent any untoward incident.
Incedo and Tripwire Join Hands to Set Up a Cyber Security Centre in Pune
Incendo is in the process of launching an R&D and product engineering center for cyber security in partnership with Tripwire, a Belden company, in Pune. The US-based Tripwire is a provider of security, compliance and IT operations solutions for industrial organizations, service providers and government agencies.
Next-Gen Hyper-Connected Cars to Enable Multi-Layer Security for Passengers
At the recently concluded Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Cisco and Hyundai Motor Company announced the production of a next-generation, hyperconnected car. Hyundai will feature this new in-vehicle network in their premium 2019 vehicles.
How New Technologies are Redefining the Indian Security Market
he Indian Security market is opening up to realities of the new normal digital economy. Vendors need to adopt a judicious blend of strategy and tech skills to make the most out of the opportunities
The Indian Security Market is swiftly treading up the growth curve. With the ever-changing threat landscape, security concerns are on the rise. This is prompting organizations of all sizes to invest in security technologies and be proactive than reactive.
4,000+ Websites in the West Found Infected With Crypto-Mining Malware
Some key websites belonging to the UK and US government agencies were found to be running a crypto-mining malware. The website belonging to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) was first investigated by the security researcher Scott Helme after he received an alert that AV filters were raising red flags.
Dahua Technology Launches AI-Powered Video Surveillance Solutions
A revolutionary concept for the industry, the HDCVI 4.0, first put forward by Dahua in 2017 is comprised of three key components, HDCVI-4K for superior video capturing, HDCVI-IoT for multi-dimensional sensing and HDCVI-AI which delivers more AI-powered smart functionalities.
Indian Railways to Deploy Drone Cameras to Enhance Safety in Train Operations
Indian Railways has decided to deploy “Drone” cameras (UAV/NETRA) for various railway activities especially project monitoring and maintenance of tracks and other railway infrastructure. It has been given directions to Zonal Railways to procure such cameras. This is in-line with Railways’ desire to use technology to enhance safety and efficiency in train operations.
Why Cyber Security Should be a Key Concern for IoT Implementations: BlackBerry Report
BlackBerry recently released key findings from a research paper where it surveyed IT decision makers on enterprise IoT deployments.
It found that cyber security is a key concern regarding deployment of digital technologies for 63% of respondents while only 37% actually have a formal digital transformation strategy as far as IoT implementations are concerned.
Security and Fire Expo—South India 2018
28-30 June 2018 Hitex, Hyderabad
By 2050, the world will have more than six billion people living in urban cities. A lot of effort needs to go into making these cities safe, convenient and energy-efficient for the people to lead meaningful lives. For instance, a safe city should be able to provide 24X7 safety and security to its citizens, smart and new-age technology solutions across all walks of life and above all solutions that connect with each other seamlessly and in the shortest possible time.
Conference: The Changing Paradigm in Security Technologies
As part of the endeavour to bring key stakeholders in the security domain on one platform and to deliberate on the new-age challenges to security of cities and organisations, SAFE 2018 shall conduct a one-day conference at the exhibition venue.
Indo-Israel Joint Working Groups on Homeland and Public Security to Meet in Feb 2018
During the recent visit of the Israeli prime minister, Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli companies have agreed to enter into joint ventures with Indian companies in the defence sector under the Make in India initiative. In future, the defence sector of both countries shall set the roadmap for developing more business models for partnerships and joint manufacturing, which shall include transfer of technology and research and development in the security fields. As part of this initiative, the defence ministries of both countries shall hold discussions during 2018 to encourage the public and private sectors to create sustainable and long-term cooperation in this regard.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh Wants Special Cells to Combat Lone Wolf Attacks
Home Minister Rajnath Singh has dwelled on the need to create a dedicated cell to monitor online radicalisation, amidst warning that do-it-yourself or lone wolf attacks are now emerging as one of the greatest threats to society. The home minister was addressing the annual conference of top police officials of the country at Tekanpur in Madhya Pradesh. He cited the examples of lone-wolf attacks that hit France, Germany and the UK last year as instances of how new forms of terror have evolved in the recent past based on increased element of radicalisation among the youth globally.
Hikvision Launches Turbo HD 4.0 Camera with PIR
Hikvision, a global supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, has launched a new addition to its Turbo HD 4.0 analogue range with PIR technology to give it even more accurate detection.
The PIR (Passive Infra-Red) sensor, which has a detection range of 11 metres, senses movement in an area. It has been added to four models (DS-2CExxD8T-PIR(L) series), so it’s available in three form factors – bullet, dome and cube.
We at Hikvision offer latest products embedded with innovative technologies, including Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), AI Cloud, Big Data and IoT
Mr. Ashish P. Dhakan, MD & CEO, Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd. shares his views on the security market in India and Hikvision’s priorities going forward.
What are your views on the security market in India? Which technologies and products are gaining more traction in the market?